How To Do Box Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Box squat is often used by powerlifters to gain strength to do squat. This exercise involves doing a squat sitting on a bench for 1-2 seconds and returning to the standing position . In classic squat the tension accumulated in the …

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Adapt Your Training To Your Morphology (Part 2)

This is The Stephane Andre and today I’m talking about adapt your training to your morphology. I read Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This is the part two. If you didn’t read Part 1, click here. Legs Improve your squat position There is a tip to reduce …

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Power Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This movement is the same as the classic squat but the difference is that legs are really wider and the feet are outwards. This position allows to work the inner thighs more intensely. This exercise works quadriceps, adductors (adductor magnus, adductor …

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Stretching For Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Here is a stretching exercice often done by the powerlifters to avoid having muscle tears during the squat. It’s a stretching exercise to do during the warm-up session and between the first sets. This stretching exercise involves crouching slowly while hanging …

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 2)

I you didn’t read the Part 1, click here I read an Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Setup As you know, there are several versions of deadlift that can match your training goals or your body type but the conventional deadlift is great for starting to learn the basics. Attention : It’s important …

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Deadlift Correctly (Part 1)

I read an Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. I see there are many people who are avoiding deadlift because they are afraid of getting hurt. It’s funny, it’s like squat. Doing deadlift with good a technique is excellent for health, it allow your to have stronger joints and a stronger posterior chain. …

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How To Do Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Squat is the #1 exercise for bodybuilding because it works a lot of the muscular system and is great for the cardiovascular system. Squat allows to have a good thoracic expansion and a good respiratory capacity. Standing in front of the …

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Squat Correctly (Part 2)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. Click here to read the Part 1  Barbell Squat I know 3 types of squat and this is the best known : the high bar back (also named « Olympic Squat » or « Oly Squat »), the low bar back squat and the front squat. Maybe there are …

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